Jefferson High School Library Information Center Website

Destiny: Our OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) Researching or just looking for a good book? Search our online catalog for print resources and great reads!


*Note: Site is continually under construction. Stay tuned for updates!

The Jefferson High School Library Information Center-- a quiet space for study, research, or reading.

OPEN: M-Th 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. including BRUNCH & LUNCH.
            Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Academic Appointments Available for librarian assistance. See or email librarian to arrange.
Librarian: Contact to schedule events or classes in the library or library computer lab or to plan library research and class assignments.
Sheelah Mercado    x7808    email:

Library Technician:
Contact regarding textbooks, teacher’s editions, A/V equipment, and questions about library accounts.
Conrad Galang  x7809    email:

 Library News
Renew by Email: Students, avoid fees for overdue library books! Email the librarian to renew. Please put "RENEW" as your subject line. In the email body provide: 1. Your Name 2. Student ID# 3. Title of Book 4. Book Barcode.
Ms. Mercado, Librarian

YOUR TEXTBOOK AND LIBRARY ACCOUNTS: Don't jeopardize your prom and graduation attendance by letting book bills accumulate. Stay on top of your account and avoid Book Bills! Know what's on your account and take care of your bills right away!

 Library Checkout Policies


Lending Policy for Teachers:

·         All library materials must be checked out.

·         Due Date: Essentially, materials are checked out for the duration of the school year. But to assist your colleagues, who may need whatever you’re using, please return materials as soon as you’re finished with them.

Lending Policy for Students:

·         ID Cards: Students must have an ID card to obtain ANY/ALL library services including textbooks.


·         Books: 3 weeks | Reference Materials-varies from in-library use only to 1 week. See inside book cover.| Magazines-may not be checked out. In-library use only.


Books may be renewed for an additional 3 weeks if another student has not requested the book. Fines for overdue library books are 10 cents per school day, with a maximum fine of $1.50 per overdue book.


Students are responsible for the care and preservation of all library books checked out to them.  Students will be charged for lost or damaged library books. Fines and payments for library materials are expected before new books are checked out to students. Up to 5 sources may be checked out at one time. 


Library Use

Unless accompanied by a teacher, students must ALWAYS sign in with the Library Technician and SHOW A CURRENT VALID JEFFERSON ID.